Targeting of South Korean think tank
Date of report
  • October 2021
Using an unusual route to gain access to civil society and government groups, North Korean hackers accessed the servers of a South Korean think tank by compromising a Latvian company providing third-party services. 
Suspected victims
  • A Latvian technology company and a South Korean think tank
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown